Voice access command list - Microsoft Support (2023)

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Voice access is a new feature in Windows 11that enables everyone, including people with mobility disabilities, to control their PC and author text using only their voice and without an internet connection. For example, you can open and switch between apps, browse the web, and read and author email using your voice. For more information, refer to.

Voice access is available in Windows 11, version 22H2 and later. For more information onWindows 1122H2 new features, and how to get the update, see What's new in recent Windows updates. Not sure which version of Windows you have? See: Find Windows version.

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Manage voice access and microphone

To do this

Say this

Get voice access to listen to you.

"Voice access wake up"
"Unmute"

Put voice access to sleep.

"Voice access sleep"
"Mute"

Turn off the voice access microphone.

"Turn off microphone"

Close voice access.

"Turn off voice access"
"Stop voice access"

Find out what command to use.

"What can I say"
"Show all commands"

Access voice access settings menu.

"Open voice access settings"

Access voice access help menu.

"Open voice access help"

Access the voice access tutorial.

"Open voice access guide"

Switch to commands only mode.

"Commands mode"
"Switch to command mode"

Switch to dictation only mode.

"Dictation mode"
"Switch to dictation mode"

Switch to default mode (command and dictation).

"Default mode"
"Switch to default mode"

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Interact with apps

To do this

Say this

Open a new app.

"Open <app name>"
"Start <app name>"

Close an open app.

"Close <app name>"
"Close window"

Switch to an existing app.

"Switch to <app name>"
"Go to <app name>"

Minimize a window.

"Minimize window"
"Minimize <app name>"

Maximize a window.

"Maximize window"
"Maximize <app name>"

Restore a window.

"Restore window"
"Restore <app name>"

Open task switcher.

"Show task switcher"
"List all windows"
"Show all windows"

Go to desktop.

"Go to desktop"
"Go home"
"Minimize all windows"

Search on the browser, where “search engine” can be Bing, Google, or YouTube, and “x” is what you’re looking for.

"Search on <search engine> for <x>"

Snap window to a specific direction, where "direction" is left, right, top-left, top-right, bottom-left, or bottom-right.

"Snap window to <direction>"
"Snap the window to <direction>"

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Interact with controls

To do this

Say this

Select an item.

"Click <item name>"
"Tap <item name>"

Double-click an item.

"Double-click <item name>"
"Mouse double-click"

Put focus on an item.

"Move to <item name>"
"Focus on <item name>"

Expand a list.

"Expand <item name>"

Toggle between states.

"Toggle <item name>"
"Flip <item name>"

Scroll in a specific direction.

"Scroll <direction>"

Start scrolling in a specific direction.

"Start scrolling <direction>"

Stop scrolling.

"Stop scrolling"
"Stop"

Move a slider in a specific direction by a certain distance, where "direction" is up, down, left, or right and "value" is the distance.

"Move slider <direction> <value> times"

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Interact with overlays

To do this

Say this

Show number overlays on your screen.

"Show numbers"
"Show numbers everywhere"

Show number overlays on the app you are working on.

"Show numbers here"

Show number overlays on a specific app or window.

"Show numbers on <app name>"

Show number over the taskbar.

"Show numbers on taskbar"

Remove number overlays.

"Hide numbers"
"Cancel"

Select a numbered item.

"Click <number>"
"<number>"

Show grid overlay on your screen.

"Show grid"
"Show grid everywhere"

Show grid overlay on the window you are working on.

"Show grid here"

Remove grid overlay.

"Hide grid"
"Cancel"

Drill down into the grid.

"<number>"

Drilldown into the grid multiple steps at once.

"Mouse grid <number> <number> <number> <number> <number>"

Revert to the previous state of the grid.

"Undo"
"Undo that"

Mark an object to drag.

"Mark"
"Mark <number>"

Drop the marked object into a location.

"Drag"

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Control mouse and keyboard

To do this

Say this

Perform a left click.

"Click"
"Tap"
"Left click"

Perform a right click.

"Right click"

Perform a double-click.

"Double-click"

Perform a triple-click.

"Triple-click"

Press a key.

"Press <key>"

Press a key multiple times.

"Press <key> <count> times"

Press a key combination.

"Press <key1> <key2>..."
"Press <key1> and/plus <key2>..."

Press and hold down a key.

"Press and hold <key>"

Release the held down key.

"Release <key>"

Press the keyboard Esc key to close menu flyouts like context menus or dropdown menus.

"Dismiss"

Move your mouse pointer continuously in a specified direction, where "direction" can be up, down, left, right, top-left, top-right, bottom-left, or bottom-right.

"Move mouse <direction>"

Move your mouse pointer by a fixed distance in a specific direction, where "direction" can be up, down, left, right, top-left, top-right, bottom-left, or bottom-right.

"Move mouse <direction> <distance>"

Drag your mouse pointer in the given direction, where "direction" can be up, down, left, right, top-left, top-right, bottom-left, or bottom-right.

"Drag mouse <direction>"

Increase or decrease the speed of mouse pointer movement.

"Move faster"
"Faster"
"Move slower"
"Slower"

Stop moving your mouse pointer.

"Stop"
"Stop moving"

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Dictate text

To do this

Say this

Insert text in a text box.

"<text>"

Insert a voice access command as text in a text box.

"Type <voice access command>"
"Dictate <voice access command>"

Open the touch keyboard.

"Show touch keyboard"
"Show keyboard"

Close the touch keyboard.

"Hide touch keyboard"
"Hide keyboard"

Spell out text letter by letter.

"Spell that"

Correct the selected text or last dictated text.

"Correct that"

Correct specific text.

"Correct <text>"

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Select text

To do this

Say this

Select the last text you dictated.

"Select that"

Select all text in a text box.

"Select all"

Select specific text in a text box.

"Select <text>"

Select the previous or next word.

"Select previous word"
"Select last word"
"Select next word"

Select the desired number of previous or next words.

"Select previous <count> words"
"Select last <count> words"
"Select next <count> words"

Select the previous or next character.

"Select previous character"
"Select last character"
"Select next character"

Select the desired number of previous or next characters.

"Select previous <count> characters"
"Select last <count> characters"
"Select next <count> characters"

Select the previous line.

"Select previous line"
"Select last line"

Select the desired number of previous or next lines.

"Select previous <count> lines"
"Select last <count> lines"
"Select next <count> lines"

Select the previous or next paragraph.

"Select previous paragraph"
"Select last paragraph"
"Select next paragraph"

Select the desired number of previous or next paragraphs.

"Select previous <count> paragraphs"
"Select last <count> paragraphs"
"Select next <count> paragraphs"

Select the current word at the text cursor.

"Select word"
"Select this word"

Select the current line at the text cursor.

"Select line"
"Select this line"

Select the current paragraph at text cursor.

"Select paragraph"
"Select this paragraph"

Clear selected text.

"Unselect that"
"Clear selection"

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Edit text

To do this

Say this

Delete the selected text or last dictated text.

"Delete that"
"Scratch that"

Delete specific text in a text box.

"Delete <text>"

Delete the previous or next character.

"Delete previous character"
"Delete last character"
"Delete next character"

Delete the desired number of previous or next characters.

"Delete previous <count> characters"
"Delete last <count> characters"
"Delete next <count> characters"

Delete the previous or next word.

"Delete previous word"
"Delete last word"
"Delete next word"

Delete the desired number of previous or next words.

"Delete previous <count> words"
"Delete last <count> words"
"Delete next <count> words"

Delete the previous line.

"Delete previous line"
"Delete last line"

Delete the desired number of previous or next lines.

"Delete previous <count> lines"
"Delete last <count> lines"
"Delete next <count> lines"

Delete the previous or next paragraph.

"Delete previous paragraph"
"Delete last paragraph"
"Delete next paragraph"

Delete the desired number of previous or next paragraphs.

"Delete previous <count> paragraphs"
"Delete last <count> paragraphs"
"Delete next <count> paragraphs"

Delete the current word at text cursor.

"Delete word"
"Delete this word"

Delete the current line at text cursor.

"Delete line"
"Delete this line"

Delete the current paragraph at text cursor.

"Delete paragraph"
"Delete this paragraph"

Cut the selected text or last dictated text.

"Cut that"

Cut the desired number of previous or next characters.

"Cut previous <count> characters"
"Cut last <count> characters"
"Cut next <count> characters"

Cut the previous or next word.

"Cut previous word"
"Cut last word"
"Cut next word"

Cut the desired number of previous or next words.

"Cut previous <count> words"
"Cut last <count> words"
"Cut next <count> words"

Cut the previous line.

"Cut previous line"
"Cut last line"

Cut the desired number of previous or next lines.

"Cut previous <count> lines"
"Cut last <count> lines"
"Cut next <count> lines"

Cut the previous or next paragraph.

"Cut previous paragraph"
"Cut last paragraph"
"Cut next paragraph"

Cut the desired number of previous or next paragraphs.

"Cut previous <count> paragraphs"
"Cut last <count> paragraphs"
"Cut next <count> paragraphs"

Copy the selected text or last dictated text.

"Copy that"

Copy the desired number of previous or next characters.

"Copy previous <count> characters"
"Copy last <count> characters"
"Copy next <count> characters"

Copy the previous or next word.

"Copy previous word"
"Copy last word"
"Copy next word"

Copy the desired number of previous or next words.

"Copy previous <count> words"
"Copy last <count> words"
"Copy next <count> words"

Copy the previous line.

"Copy previous line"
"Copy last line"

Copy the desired number of previous or next lines.

"Copy previous <count> lines"
"Copy last <count> lines"
"Copy next <count> lines"

Copy the previous or next paragraph.

"Copy previous paragraph"
"Copy last paragraph"
"Copy next paragraph"

Copy the desired number of previous or next paragraphs.

"Copy previous <count> paragraphs"
"Copy last <count> paragraphs"
"Copy next <count> paragraphs"

Paste text in a text box.

"Paste"

Undo/revert the effect of a previous action.

"Undo that"

Redo/restore the effect of an action that was previously reverted.

"Redo that"

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Format text

To do this

Say this

Apply bold formatting to specific text.

"Bold <text>"

Apply italic formatting tospecific text.

"Italicize <text>"

Underline specific text.

"Underline <text>"

Capitalize the first letter of a specific word.

"Capitalize <word>"

Capitalize all the letters of a specific word.

"Uppercase <word>"
"All caps <word>"

Lowercase all the letters in a specific word.

"Lowercase <word>"
"No caps <word>"

Capitalize, uppercase, or lowercase selected text or the last dictated text.

"Capitalize that"
"Uppercase that"
"All caps that"
"Lowercase that"
"No caps that"

Take one of the following actions on the specified number of previous or next words: bold, italicize, underline, capitalize, uppercase, or lowercase.

"<action> previous <count> words"
"<action> last <count> words"
"<action> next <count> words"

Take one of the following actions on the specified number of previous or next lines: bold, italicize, underline, capitalize, uppercase, or lowercase.

"<action> previous <count> lines"
"<action> last <count> lines"
"<action> next <count> lines"

Take one of the following actions on the specified number of previous or next paragraphs: bold, italicize, underline, capitalize, uppercase, or lowercase.

"<action> previous <count> paragraphs"
"<action> last <count> paragraphs"
"<action> next <count> paragraphs"

Take one of the following actions on the specified number of previous or next characters: bold, italicize, underline, capitalize, uppercase, or lowercase.

"<action> previous <count> characters"
"<action> last <count> characters"
"<action> next <count> characters"

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Navigate text

To do this

Say this

Insert a new line and place the cursor at the beginning of the new line.

"New line"

Insert a new paragraph and place the cursor at the beginning of the new paragraph.

"New paragraph"

Place the cursor before or after specific text.

"Move before <text>"
"Move after <text>"

Place thecursor at the beginning/end of a text box or document.

"Go to top"
"Go to bottom"
"Go to end"
"Go to beginning of document"
"Go to start of document"
"Go to end of document"
"Move to top"
"Move to bottom"
"Move to end"
"Move to beginning of document"
"Move to start of document"
"Move to end of document"
"Move to bottom"

Place thecursor at the beginning or end of a word.

"Go to beginning of word"
"Go to start of word"
"Move to beginning of word"
"Move to start of word"
"Go to end of word"
"Move to end of word"

Place thecursor at the beginning or end of a line.

"Go to beginning of line"
"Go to start of line"
"Move to beginning of line"
"Move to start of line"
"Go to end of line"
"Move to end of line"

Place thecursor at thebeginning or end of a paragraph.

"Go to beginning of paragraph"
"Go to start of paragraph"
"Move to beginning of paragraph"
"Move to start of paragraph"
"Go to end of paragraph"
"Move to end of paragraph"

Move thecursor the desired number of steps left, right, up, or down.

"Move <direction> <count> times
"Go <direction> <count> times"

Move thecursor the desired number of characters left or right.

"Move left <count> characters"
"Move right <count> characters"
"Go left <count> characters"
"Go right <count> characters"

Move thecursor the desired number of words left or right.

"Move left <count> words"
"Move right <count> words"
"Go left <count> words"
"Go right <count> words"

Move thecursor the desired number of lines up or down.

"Move up <count> lines"
"Move down <count> lines"
"Go up <count> lines"
"Go down <count> lines"

Move thecursor the desired number of paragraphs up or down.

"Move up <count> paragraphs"
"Move down <count> paragraphs"
"Go up <count> paragraphs"
"Go down <count> paragraphs"

Place thecursor at the beginning or end of selected text and clear selection.

"Move to beginning of selection"
"Move to end of selection"
"Go to beginning of selection"
"Go to end of selection"

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Dictate punctuation marks

To insert this

Say this

.

"Period"
"Full stop"

,

"Comma"

?

"Question mark"

!

"Exclamation mark"
"Exclamation point"

's

"Apostrophe-s"

:

"Colon"

;

"Semicolon"

" "

"Open quotes"
"Close quotes"

-

"Hyphen"

...

"Ellipsis"
"Dot dot dot"

' '

"Begin single quote"
"Open single quote"
"End single quote"
"Close single quote"

( )

"Left parentheses"
"Open parentheses"
"Right parentheses"
"Close parentheses"

[ ]

"Open bracket"
"Close bracket"

{ }

"Left brace"
"Open brace"
"Right brace"
"Close brace"

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Dictate symbols

To insert this

Say this

*

"Asterisk"

\

"Backslash"

/

"Forward slash"

|

"Vertical bar"
"Pipe character"

_

"Underscore"

"Paragraph sign"
"Paragraph mark"

§

"Section sign"

&

"Ampersand"
"And sign"

@

"At sign"

©

"Copyright sign"

®

"Registered sign"

°

"Degree symbol"

%

"Percent sign"

#

"Number sign"
"Pound sign"

+

"Plus sign"

-

"Minus sign"

×

"Multiplication sign"

÷

"Division sign"

=

"Equals sign"

< >

"Less than sign"
"Greater than sign"

$

"Dollar sign"

£

"Pound sterling sign"

"Euro sign"

¥

"Yen sign"

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See also

Set up voice access

Getting started with voice access

(Video) How to Enable Voice Access Feature in Windows 11

Use voice to work with windows and apps

Usethe mouse with voice

Use voice to interact with elements on the screen

Use the keyboard with voice

Voice access Frequently Asked Questions

Technical support for customers with disabilities

Microsoft wants to provide the best possible experience for all our customers. If you have a disability or questions related to accessibility, please contact the Microsoft Disability Answer Desk for technical assistance. The Disability Answer Desk support team is trained in using many popular assistive technologies and can offer assistance in English, Spanish, French, and American Sign Language. Please go to the Microsoft Disability Answer Desk site to find out the contact details for your region.

If you are a government, commercial, or enterprise user, please contact the enterprise Disability Answer Desk.

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FAQs

Why is my Voice Access not working? ›

If you have trouble starting Voice Access on the lock screen, try the following steps: In the Google app, go to Settings. Voice, then turn on Unlock with Voice Match or Trusted voice. This setting lets you use "Ok Google" to turn on Voice Access from the lock screen.

How do I turn on voice accessibility? ›

To turn on Voice Access, follow these steps:
  1. Open your device's Settings app .
  2. Tap Accessibility, then tap Voice Access.
  3. Tap Use Voice Access.
  4. Start Voice Access in one of these ways: ...
  5. Say a command, such as "Open Gmail." Learn more Voice Access commands.

Which of the following allows you to access voice apps? ›

Start Voice Access in one of these ways:
  • If "Hey Google" detection is on, you can say “Hey Google, Voice Access.”
  • Open your notification shade and tap Touch to start.
  • On your Home screen, tap the Voice Access app .
  • Tap the Voice Access activation button . (You can set up the activation button in Settings. Accessibility.

How do I download a language to Voice Access? ›

Contents
  1. Step 1: Check your device and settings.
  2. Step 2: Download Voice Access.
  3. Step 3: Start using Voice Access.
  4. Get help.
  5. Download Voice Access from Google Play.

How do I reset my voice settings? ›

Open your device's Settings app . Select Accessibility, then Voice Access. Select Settings.
...
Setup
  1. Set up Voice Access. Go to the setup flow.
  2. Configure activation key. Use a physical button, such as a keyboard key or Bluetooth switch, to start or stop Voice Access. ...
  3. Recognize common icons.

How does Voice Access work? ›

You'll be able to use voice commands to tap, scroll and navigate through apps and webpages. To use Voice Access, a phone can either be set up to always be listening for commands while the device is in use, or you can say, "Hey Google, Voice Access" to prompt the feature.

What are the voice command devices? ›

A voice command device is a device controlled with a voice user interface. Voice user interfaces have been added to automobiles, home automation systems, computer operating systems, home appliances like washing machines and microwave ovens, and television remote controls.

What are 3 uses for voice recognition software? ›

You can use voice recognition to control a smart home, instruct a smart speaker, and command phones and tablets. In addition, you can set reminders and interact hands-free with personal technologies. The most significant use is for the entry of text without using an on-screen or physical keyboard.

How do you call using voice command? ›

Calls you make from the Voice app always use your Google Voice number.
  1. Open the Voice app .
  2. At the top left, tap Menu. Settings.
  3. Under “Calls,” tap Calls started from this device's phone app.
  4. Select when to use Google Voice for calls from the phone app.
  5. Under “Driving mode,” select when to use Google Voice while driving.

How do I use Voice Access offline? ›

To do this in the Google app, go to Settings > Voice > Offline Speech Recognition and make sure your native language is listed. Once Voice Access has been downloaded, you must enable one more option before using the service. Go to Settings > Accessibility> Voice Access and turn on the switch next to Use service.

Can I change voice Assistant language? ›

Change Google Assistant's language

On your mobile device, open the Google Home app . At the top right, tap your account. Assistant settings Languages. Tap your current language choose a new language.

How do I set up voice translator? ›

Translate by speech
  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Translate app .
  2. Choose the languages you want to translate to and from. From: At the bottom left, select a language. ...
  3. Tap Speak . If this button is disabled, the spoken language can't be translated.
  4. After it says "Speak now," say what you want to translate.

What is Voice Control accessibility? ›

With Voice Control, you can navigate and interact with your device using your voice to tap, swipe, type, and more. You need iOS 13 or later, or iPadOS to use Voice Control. Before you can use Voice Control, a file download is required.

What is Voice Access Windows? ›

Voice access is a new feature in Windows 11 that enables everyone, including people with mobility disabilities, to control their PC and author text using only their voice and without an internet connection. For example, you can open and switch between apps, browse the web, and read and author email using your voice.

Where is voice control in settings? ›

Open the Settings and select Accessibility. Scroll down to Interaction controls and tap Voice Access. Tap the Use Voice Access toggle switch to turn it on. Tap Allow when prompted.

Where is device settings app? ›

You can find a shortcut for the Settings app in the Quick Settings menu. To open the Quick Settings, swipe down from the top side of the screen. On some devices, you get the same result by swiping down from any part of the Home screen.

How do I reset my voice on my laptop? ›

Here's how:
  1. In the search box on the taskbar, type control panel, then select it from the results.
  2. Select Hardware and Sound from the Control Panel, and then select Sound.
  3. On the Playback tab, select and hold (or right-click) the listing for your audio device, select Set as Default Device, and then select OK.

Does voice assistant listen all the time? ›

Though they make our lives easier, voice assistants do have a few downsides: Less privacy: They function continuously, so are always listening to what we say, which could be recorded.

Can voice be traced? ›

Yes, it was possible to trace those analog voice transmissions. The question is: can we trace VoIP calls, too? The ultimate—but unsatisfying—answer is that everything is traceable. VoIP calls require IP addresses on each end so the information can be routed.

How to control your voice? ›

As a singer, achieving a loud, clear sound without straining your voice is all about controlling your resonance. Keep your chin pointed down, push air outward with your diaphragm, and sing a basic “do, re, mi” scale to find out where you're losing resonance and forcing yourself to strain.

What are the types of voice recognition? ›

There are two types of speech recognition. One is called speaker–dependent and the other is speaker–independent. Speaker–dependent software is commonly used for dictation software, while speaker–independent software is more commonly found in telephone applications.

What are the examples of voice recognition systems? ›

Examples of Voice Recognition in Use

Hands-free Calling: Making hands-free calls to specific people in a contact list is another example of voice recognition. Voice Biometrics: User verification is another example of voice recognition in use.

What is the best voice command system? ›

Dragon Professional is best as an overall speech recognition software. Dragon Anywhere and Siri are best for iOS users. Cortana is best for Windows users. Google Now is best for Android Mobile devices.

Which module is used for voice recognition? ›

Voice Recognition Module is a compact and easy to use speech recognition board that can be easily interface easily with Arduino. This product is a speaker dependent voice recognition module. It supports up to 80 voice commands in all.

What algorithms are used for voice recognition? ›

Which Algorithm is Used in Speech Recognition? The algorithms used in this form of technology include PLP features, Viterbi search, deep neural networks, discrimination training, WFST framework, etc.

Which feature of Windows 10 is used to recognize voice? ›

Help your PC recognize your voice

You can teach Windows 10 to recognize your voice. Here's how to set it up: In the search box on the taskbar, type Windows Speech Recognition, and then select Windows Speech Recognition in the list of results.

How do I use Microsoft voice commands? ›

How to use dictation
  1. Open a new or existing document and go to Home > Dictate. while signed into Microsoft 365 on a mic-enabled device. ...
  2. Wait for the Dictate button to turn on and start listening.
  3. Start speaking to see text appear on the screen.

How do I answer my phone with voice command? ›

From the Google app on your phone, tap your profile picture (top right), then Settings, Google Assistant, and Hey Google & Voice Match: Under the This device tab, make sure the Hey Google toggle switch is turned on. You're still going to need a “hey Google” or an “ok Google” command to answer a call.

Does voice recognition require internet? ›

Depending on the app you are using, speech recognition sometimes requires an internet connection to work. Please note that some apps require to send your speech to a server in order to convert it to text.

Can Google Assistant answer my phone? ›

Your Google Assistant answers the call and asks who's calling and why. If the Assistant determines the call is a robocall or spam call, your phone hangs up.

Can apps access microphone without permission? ›

Before apps use the camera or microphone on your iPhone, they're required to request your permission and explain why they're asking.

Why can't I change the Assistant voice? ›

In the upper-right corner, press your profile icon. Select Assistant Settings. Scroll down to the All Settings section and tap Assistant voice & sounds. Cycle through your options until you find a voice you like.

How do I fix my Assistant voice? ›

On your Android phone or tablet, go to Assistant settings, or open the Google Assistant app. and say, “Assistant settings.” Under "Popular settings," tap Voice Match. Turn on Hey Google and set up Voice Match.

How many languages does Google Assistant speak? ›

Google Assistant can now interpret 44 languages on smartphones.

Is there a free voice translator app? ›

VoiceTra is a speech translation app that translates your speech into different languages. VoiceTra supports 31 languages and can be downloaded and used for free.

Is there an instant voice translator? ›

The "Instant Voice Translate" is an AI-based voice translator. It is able to translate over 70 languages anytime and anywhere for FREE!

What is the best audio translator? ›

Top 10 Voice Translators for Travelers and Businessmen 2022
  • PULOMI Two-Way Translator. ...
  • OXSII T1 Handheld. ...
  • Pocketalk Touchscreen Translator. ...
  • Jarvison Language Translator. ...
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How do I turn my voice Assistant back on? ›

Turn on Google Assistant
  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Google Assistant app .
  2. If Google Assistant is off, you'll get the option to turn it on at the bottom. Tap Turn on. Learn how to set up Google Assistant on your phone or tablet.

Why can't I use Voice Control on Iphone? ›

You need iOS 13 or later, or iPadOS to use Voice Control. Before you can use Voice Control, a file download is required. Once the download is complete, you don't need a Wi-Fi connection to use Voice Control. It's recommended that you connect to Wi-Fi before you turn on Voice Control for the first time.

Why isn't my voice recognition working on my Iphone? ›

Go to Settings. Tap Siri & Search. Turn off Listen for "Hey Siri," then turn it back on. When the Set Up "Hey Siri" screen appears, tap Continue.

Where do I find Assistant settings? ›

Open Google Assistant settings
  1. On your Android phone or tablet, say “Hey Google, open Assistant settings.”
  2. Next to your email address, tap Down . On Pixel 4 and up, tap See all Assistant settings .
  3. Choose an action: To use a different account: Tap the account you want to use.

How do I turn on voice Assistant on my computer? ›

How to control voice activation settings in Windows 10
  1. Go to Start > Settings > Privacy > Voice activation.
  2. Switch the Allow apps to use voice activation setting to On or Off.

Can I answer my iPhone with Voice Control? ›

You can answer or reply using your voice without needing to say “Hey Siri.” Announce Calls and Announce Notifications also work with supported third-party apps.

Can Siri answer a phone call? ›

Local Trending News. Siri will announce who's calling. You can then say "Siri, answer the phone." And you'll be connected. If you're not able to hold the phone up to your ear, say "Siri, answer the call on speaker." You'll be able to talk to the person calling from several feet away.

How do I activate voice commands on iPhone? ›

Go to Settings > Accessibility > Voice Control. Tap Set Up Voice Control, then tap Continue to start the file download. appears in the status bar to indicate Voice Control is turned on.

Why did my Voice Control stopped working? ›

When Google Assistant voice commands don't work, it's usually because of some problem with the Google app. Some of the most common problems include incorrect permissions that prevent the Google app from accessing your microphone, accidentally turning off of voice commands, and corrupt data in the app.

How do I improve voice recognition on iPhone? ›

Dictating on the iPhone – how to get the best results
  1. Isolate your voice from background sounds. ...
  2. Enunciate clearly. ...
  3. Pick easily understood names for HomeKit. ...
  4. Dictate first, correct second. ...
  5. Don't bother with auto-punctuation for now! ...
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